Here I am sitting in the Phuket Airport just wondering what to do? I thought that I would do a few more fights in Thailand and get to double digits and then be done with fighting. I didn’t come to Phuket to train, at least not really but being there where the heart of muay …Continue reading "Chase the Rabbit"
There is something about going to a new place for the first time that gets me going. It’s getting ready to see the epic view, to experience a new place but most importantly meet new people. We are inundated with stories but until you go there yourself and can touch the ground and look up …Continue reading "The anticipation of heading to a new place for the first time"
When you have so many possibilities in front of you it is easy to get overwhelmed. You feel like no matter what you choose you will be missing out on something else or be making the wrong choice. I always fall back into my inability to open one door because it closes the others even …Continue reading "Battling against Decision Paralysis is the Fear of Making the Wrong Choice"
I was born in Canada to filipino parents who were immigrants and I have never thought of myself as anything but Canadian. I was thinking about the first fully Asian cast movie Crazy Rich Asians and I wondered where does someone from Southeast Asia fit into this perception of what Asia is? The short is …Continue reading "Am I Asian Enough or Not?"
A journalist highlights the facts, they dive into the details and provide the reader with a snapshot of the situation and the sides. Sometimes it can involve opinion, context and competing viewpoints but it should be about informing the reader. Journalism at its best helps provide the reader with information that they can use to …Continue reading "Do you write for the Audience or for Yourself?"
I’ve seen many people traveling and a lot of people bring everything they could need. I was like that as well, you want to be ready for whatever could happen. When you travel the matra less is more is even more powerful and some of the things that you When rely on most are the …Continue reading "What you appreciate when on the road"
When you find out who you are or who you want to be the path to getting to the summit isn’t always clear. Sometimes there are no signposts to mark the way, sometimes all you have is the mountain in front of you and a direction to go. It’s all the subtleties and nuances about …Continue reading "A Direction without a Path"
This is my response to this article where it discusses tweets by Maxime Bernier a Member of Parliament from Quebec discussing multiculturalism and alluding to a view that there is a point where enough is enough.Continue reading "Maxime Bernier Canada is Better than you think and Stronger than what you Believe"
There was a time when I needed to do as much as possible, to do all the touristy things or at least a few of them as part of crossing them off my bucket list. It hasn’t been that way for a long time, I learned to let go of that need because it wasn’t …Continue reading "The Mission Write 2 Hours a Day (until you don’t suck) to learn Story and Structure with a Flash of Style"
I don’t know anyone that travels and enjoys paying the tourist price and this is readily apprent when you are traveling in developing reasons where tourism is a growing part of the local economy. There are places where as a visitor you are expected to pay more, it is what it is and we don’t …Continue reading "Tourist Price, Pricing Differences and Grabs"